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If you want a lawyer to represent you in your ongoing case, you will need to apply for a grant of legal aid.
You should get legal advice before you apply for legal aid. Call 1300 65 11 88 or call our Indigenous Hotline on 1300 65 01 43 for more information.
Find out which problems we can and can’t help you with.
To get a grant of legal aid, you must:
You can apply for a grant of legal aid through a private lawyer who does legal aid work or directly to Legal Aid Queensland.
Get an application form by:
You can use the client authority form(PDF, 147KB) to authorise another person to communicate with us about your application.
We recommend using a computer (desktop or laptop) to complete this form.
Read our information privacy and conflict of interest statement for what we do with your confidential information.
Last updated 4 January 2023
If you have a general question for Legal Aid Queensland, please use the general question form or call 1300 65 11 88, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.